Category Archives: Training

Articles that discuss Pool and other training opportunities, updates, and news.

Ask the Experts: Waivers

An injury is not compensable if it occurs as a result of an employee’s participation in a voluntary recreational activity or program, regardless of whether the employer promoted, sponsored, or supported the recreational activity or program.

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Reminder: Training Credit Participation Deadline Approaches!

As we approach the deadline for the Training Credit Programs, a lot of members get their last few employees to take the training and earn the district 5% off of their 2018 liability contribution. Training must be completed at the CSD Pool’s Training Centers between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017

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Get in Gear

We have partnered with First Gear Skid School to help put safer drivers behind the wheel.

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Stay Cool by Avoiding Heat-Related Illness

We have compiled a list of guidelines for those who work outdoors on how to identify and respond to different heat-related illnesses. These guidelines are based on OSHA safety recommendations, and more detailed information can be found on their website.

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Put on Your Thinking Caps

Effective this past March, hundreds of new courses have been added to our catalog. These courses range widely in topic and depth, but virtually everyone on your team will find something new and something useful.

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Taking the Right Steps

There are many different types of ladders on the market that vary in size, shape, and capability. It is important to educate yourself on what is available and take your intended purpose for the ladder into account.

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Reminder About Red Flags Rule

Do you collect funds from the public for any reason? This might include park space rental, any kind of service or training, utility bills, or medical billing. If so, then your district is a creditor and must comply with these regulations.

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Shoring Up Your Dig Safety

The majority of trenching and excavation fatalities revolve around cave-ins. The soil you are excavating weighs a lot more than you may think. Depending on the soil, one cubic yard of earth can weigh up to a ton. This means that even a small accident can become a serious situation very quickly.

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Are You a Competent Person in OSHA’s Eyes?

Anyone who has some degree of responsibility for worker safety is probably familiar with OSHA’s requirement that safety oversight be handled by a “competent person.” But what exactly does that mean? What makes an individual “competent” in OSHA’s eyes?

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Watch Your Six

What makes matters worse is that once a back has experienced trauma, it will never fully recover. No wonder so many view back pain as inevitable as death and taxes.

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